Lovers of the smell of petroleum must be aware, it can bring serious diseases

Lovers of the smell of petroleum must be aware, it can bring serious diseases

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Breathe in the smell gas became dangerous. It is very dangerous, often inhaling the smell of oil can cause cancer lung.

For some people, the smell of gasoline has its own addictive value. The smell is considered calming. It is not some people who even deliberately inhale gasoline because they want to.

Pulmonologist Erlang Samoedro said that the smell of oil, especially if it is too much, is really dangerous. Danger arises because of its toxic content.

Gasoline, according to Erlang, contains methane and benzene. Both are chemical compounds that are very dangerous.

Methane emissions or benzene vapors inhaled when refueling can have serious health effects.

In fact, for some sensitive people, oil vapors can cause nausea and vomiting and headaches.

“You can’t inhale it, because it’s dangerous. It’s liquid,” Erlang said when contacted. CNNIndonesia.comMonday (6/9) evening.

Here are some health problems that may arise due to the excessive smell of gasoline.

1. Lung cancer

The smell of oil can harm your lungs. Early symptoms can range from coughing to shortness of breath.

Not only that, says Erlang, the poison in the form of benzene that enters the lungs when inhaled causes lung cancer.

2. Heart disease




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Chemicals found in oil can also interfere with heart function. Toxins in gasoline can cause arrhythmias.

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Arrhythmia is a condition in which the heart beats irregularly. If this problem is not treated, it can increase the risk of death.

3. Indigestion

Digestive problems do not last long. For some people who smell petrol, then the problem will arise immediately.

Common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

“The effect is that you can dry out,” Erlang added.

These are among the dangers associated with the smell of oil, which is currently rising in price.

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